General Information

Nestled in the hills of Westmoreland County, spanning 77 square miles of rural land, sits the best-kept secret – Yough School District. With a student population of approximately 2,200, Yough School District is comprised of three elementary schools (K-4), one intermediate/middle school (5-8) and one high school (9-12).

The Yough School District services the areas of West Newton, Smithton, Sutersville, Madison, and Arona boroughs, as well as Sewickley and South Huntingdon Townships. From bedroom communities to housing developments, the Yough School District embraces a diverse socio-economic population.

The Yough School District is enthusiastic about the growing local industries, which is providing unlimited opportunities for our students and families to gain meaningful careers. Employment, coupled with local community and recreation organizations, allows individuals to be actively involved, while preserving hometown pride.

Alma Mater


With praise we sing to thee, Yough High, Our

Glory and our pride.  The honored green and silver 

fly; Our hopes in thee abide.  The years will pass, but

thou shall stand, thy glory shall remain; and with

thy help and guiding hand.  Our highest goals attain.

ESSA Federal Report

Comprehensive Plan 2020-2023

Please click the link below to view the 2023-2026 Comprehensive Plan on review for 28 days beginning Wednesday, August 23, 2023. This Plan will be approved by the Yough School District Board of School Directors on Tuesday, October 10, 2023. 

 Comprehensive Plan 2023 - 2026.pdf 

Please click the link below to view the 2020-2023 Comprehensive Plan for the Yough School District.

Comprehensive Plan 2020-2023.pdf